Over the past couple of years, many of India’s industrialists and entrepreneurs have gradually entered the billionaire list. The wealth of many industrialists has taken a tremendous hike.
Forbes has released its latest list of global billionaires and these are the top 10 Indian billionaires from the list.
Mukesh Ambani is the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd. As per the latest Forbe’s billionaire list, Mukesh Ambani ranks 6th as the richest businessman in the world. His net worth has increased drastically in the last few years and now stands at $78.3 billion.
Shiv Nadar is the founder and chairman of HCL Technologies Limited and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. He ranked 78 in the Forbes’ billionaire list and has a net worth of $17.9 billion.
Radhakishan S. Damani is an Indian billionaire investor, businessman, and the founder of DMart. He ranked 106 in the Forbes’ billionaire list and has a net worth of $15.3 billion.
Gautam Adani is the chairman and founder of the Adani Group which is an Ahmedabad-based multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India. Adani ranked 132 in the Forbes’ billionaire list and has a net worth of $13.7 billion.
Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla is an Indian Parsi businessman, also known as the “vaccine king of India”, the chairman of Poonawalla Group, which includes Serum Institute of India, the Indian biotech company that manufactures pediatric vaccines.
Poonawalla ranked 152 in the Forbes’ billionaire list and has a net worth of $11.8 billion.
Uday Kotak is the executive vice-chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. His current net worth is $11.3 billion and ranks 156 in the Forbes’ billionaire list.
Sunil Bharti Mittal is the founder and chairperson of Bharti Enterprises, which has diversified interests in telecom, insurance, real estate, education, malls, hospitality, Agri, and food besides other ventures. His current net worth is $10 billion and ranks 182 in the Forbes’ billionaire list.
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is an Indian steel magnate, based in the United Kingdom. He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company. Mittal ranks 192 on the Forbes’ Billionaire List with a net worth of $9.7 billion.
Dilip Shanghvi is the founder Sun Pharmaceuticals and stands at 207th rank in the Forbes’ Billionaire List with a net worth of $8.9 billion.
Kumar Birla is an Indian billionaire industrialist and the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. He ranks 210 in the Forbes’ Billionaire list and has a net worth of $8.8 billion.